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Conservative candidate’s health forces resignation

Citing health issues, the federal Conservative candidate for Thunder Bay – Superior North announced he will be stepping down.

Bright shirts cause last-day drama at local high school

The graduating class at St. Patrick High School gave a colourful show of unity, which caused some friction with the principal there today. Around 150 Grade 12 students showed up this morning with their uniform shirts tie-dyed.

OPP finds drugs following highway traffic stop

Police in Sioux Lookout have arrested and charged five people for trafficking narcotics. Sioux Lookout OPP officers say they stopped a vehicle on Highway 72 late last week.

Police make Windsor Street drug bust

Police made a drug bust in the city Wednesday morning. The Thunder Bay Police Services’ Drug Enforcement unit searched a home in the 200 block of Windsor Street around 11 a.m.
ZZ Top still rocks

ZZ Top still rocks

The most famous beards in music are a little greyer than their 1980s heyday, but ZZ Top proved on Wednesday night they can still rock with the best of them.
NAN's Grand Chief says a First Nations HST exemption is coming

NAN's Grand Chief says a First Nations HST exemption is coming

A last minute deal may have been reached between First Nation leaders and the federal and provincial governments on HST.

Area mayor unharmed after crash

An area mayor escaped serious injury in a single vehicle collision Tuesday. Greenstone Mayor Michael Power and his wife, Marilyn, were reportedly travelling to Toronto when their vehicle rolled into a ditch in Stoddard Township, near Hearst.
Pedestrian struck

Pedestrian struck

A driver did everything he was supposed to do and will likely not be charged after hitting a pedestrian early Wednesday morning police say.

Wind farm opposition group ready to take concerns to city

Holding the last of their open houses Tuesday, the Norwester Mountain Escarpment Protection Committee says they want to convince city council to engage the public in a discussion about the proposed Big Thunder Wind Park.
Two more schools will have full-time kindergarten by 2011

Two more schools will have full-time kindergarten by 2011

Students in two more local schools will have longer days after the province announced Tuesday that Ogden Community Public School and St. Elizabeth School will have full-time kindergarten in 2011.